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Sports

'He's given me meaning': UNC senior talks about his time as Rameses

For the past four years, senior Daniel Wood has portrayed UNC's mascot, Rameses, cheering on the Tar Heels on the field, as well as during hospital visits, birthday parties and charity events. And he's not leaving the Ram Team just yet. After graduation this spring, he will become UNC’s mascot coach — the first one ever at the University. “He's given me meaning, allowed me to connect with thousands of people that whether it's across small events, football games or whatever," Wood said. "There's a memory that's being made and it's a real privilege to be a part of that.”

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News

Research shows significant inequities in UNC faculty salaries

There are significant racial and gender-based inequities within faculty salaries at the University, recent research shows. The research was based on data from previous studies and was led by Misha Becker, a UNC professor and chairperson of the linguistics department. She presented the work at recent Faculty Council and Faculty Executive Committee meetings. “You have to realize that the situation is bad when a faculty committee has to point this out in a public space,” Deb Aikat, journalism associate professor, said. “I mean this is terrible.”

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Assistant University Editor Liv Reilly in 2011. Photo courtesy of Liv Reilly.
Opinion

Office DJ: Songs for life's road trips and pit stops

"These are the songs that are played as I make my way through whatever this crazy life is. These are the songs that are played as I try to make it through my first year of college. These are also the songs that were played as my dad and I drove through Texas for thirteen hours in one day and the only thing that kept us alive was praline pecans."

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